October 10, 2011
Quotes used in Chapter 2 – Out of the crisis
“With the economy in disarray and so many financial firms in free fall, analysts, and even educators themselves, are wondering if the way business students are taught may have contributed to the most serious economic crisis in decades”, The New York Times.
“It’s like trying to teach psychology to a person that has never known anybody”, Henry Mintzberg.
“Today’s troubles have been driven not just by greed, but by a lack of confidence. I think the average employee, maybe a business school graduate, lacks the confidence to ask the tough questions”, Frank Brown (Dean Emeritus of INSEAD).
“To give style to one’s character — a great and rare art! He practices it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weakness delights the eye”, Nietzsche.
From The Learning Curve: